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May 6, 1 month ago

What we learned: Lightning strikes on the Bruins’ 2017-18 season

What we learned: Lightning strikes on the Bruins’ 2017-18 season

Unlike their first-round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs where they were on the other end of a three games to one series lead, the Boston Bruins dug themselves too big of a hole against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Round 2. In their first attemp…

May 5, 1 month ago

Officiating, yet again, rears its ugly head in pivotal moment

Officiating, yet again, rears its ugly head in pivotal moment

“I don’t have anything to say about the officiating,” Charlie McAvoy said moments after the Bruins’ Game 4 overtime loss to the Lightning. McAvoy easily could have vented about the men in stripes, again, after another frustrat…

May 5, 1 month ago

What we learned: Bruins pushed to the brink after Game 4 OT loss

What we learned: Bruins pushed to the brink after Game 4 OT loss

Even after their Game 2 loss to the Lightning, the Bruins were still among the favorites by the oddsmakers to win the Stanley Cup. After the Game 3 setback, those odds plummeted to the bottom of the remaining eight teams, putting Friday’s Game 4 in…

May 3, 2 months ago

What we learned: Bruins “slow and stubborn” in Game 3 loss

What we learned: Bruins “slow and stubborn” in Game 3 loss

Flat. Uninspired. Lethargic. Those three adjectives best describe the Bruins’ Game 3 performance against the Lightning. The only silver lining was Tuukka Rask (33 saves) keeping things close. Now, the Black and Gold trail the best-of-seven seri…

Apr 30, 2 months ago

What we learned: Lightning strike back in Game 2

What we learned: Lightning strike back in Game 2

TAMPA — Well, Lightning didn’t strike twice for the Boston Bruins Monday night. The Tampa Bay Lightning proverbially brought the thunder by outmuscling and outworking the Black and Gold in front of their home crowd at Amalie Arena. The o…

Apr 28, 2 months ago

What we learned: Nash and Rask ‘task’ Game 1 win

What we learned: Nash and Rask ‘task’ Game 1 win

TAMPA — Even against a well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning squad, the Boston Bruins picked up right where they left off following their third period in Game 7 against the Maple Leafs Wednesday night. From Rick Nash and Tuukka Rask setting the tone…